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11th Forum Programme

Programme of the 11th International Economic Forum
(14.10.2011)

Forum official languages: Ukrainian and English

October 14, 2011

8.30 – 9.45 Registration
10.00 – 10.05 Forum Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome Speech. Mykhailo TSYMBALYUK, Head of Lviv Regional State Administration

‘Senator’ Conference Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

10.05 – 13.00

Plenary session: 'Economic Integration: through National Priorities to New Opportunities'

Moderator Vladyslav Kaskiv, Head of the State Investments and National Projects Mangaement Agency

  • Speech of the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister of Social Politics Serhiy Tigipko
  • Bilateral economic cooperation between Czech Republic and Ukraine. Tomáš Dub, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
  • Integration of Ukraine to the world economy through realization of national projects. Jorge Zukoski, President of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • Innovation approach in medical rehabilitation. Professor Volodimir Kozyavkin, General Director of the International Clinic of Rehabilitation.
  • Investment Reform and realization of national projects.National project Olympic hope 2022 - powerful step for economic development. Vladyslav Kaskiv, Head of the State Investments and National Projects Mangaement Agency
  • Strategy of innovative development of the region. Mykhailo Dobkin, Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration
  • Possibilities of developing local communities through the use of cross-border cooperation instruments.  Jaroslav Kachmaryk, Chairman of the Committee of the Lviv Regional Council
  • The future of world economy: recent challenges. Paul Darby, Executive Director of the International Cooperation Programmes, Conference Board of Canada
  • The investment potential of Ukraine and its effective realization. Vitaliy Antonov, Head of Supervisory Board of the PJSC “Concern Naftogaz”, General Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania in Lviv
  • Innovative processes in agricultural sector development. Ivan Guta, Head of the Board of Directors of “Mriya Agroholding”
  • Summary of plenary session

‘Senator’ Conference Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

12.30– 13.00

Briefings for Journalists

‘Alter Ego’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch for Forum Participants

The Main Restaurant of the Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

13.00– 14.30

Business Lunch with Foreign Delegation Heads, Ambassadors of Foreign States in Ukraine, Heads of Regional Administrations and Regional Councils, Strategic Investors

‘Portus’ Restaurant, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

14.30 – 18.00
(16.15 – 16.30 coffee break)

Session 1.  Ensuring economic stability. Finance, Investments, Infrastructure

ModeratorMarkiyan Malsky, Head of Western Ukrainian regional office of the Lawyer Union Arzinger
  • The state of financial market of Ukraine. The role of Russian capital. Vitaliy Zavhorodniy, Senior Vice President of PJSC «VTB Bank»
  • Oil transportation system of Ukraine: diversification, competitiveness and efficiency. Olexander Lazorko, CEO of PJSC 'Ukrtransnafta'
  • What do government and banks need to do to provide economy modernization. Roman Shpek, Ambassador, Senior Counselor of PJSC «Alfa-Bank» (Ukriane)
  • Priorities and perspectives of the commercial real estate market of Ukraine – opportunities for investors. Sergiy Sergiyenko, Managing Partner of CB Richard Ellis
  • Housing in Ukraine: current situation and prospects. Volodymyr Artemovych, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of JSC “Holding company Eco-House”
  • Action plan for Alberta province (Canada) in terms of promoting innovation technologies to the markets. Ken Lenhorn, Vice President of BlackBridge Group (Canada)
  • Investments in alternative energy. Andriy Tsymbal, Partner, Head of Audit, KPMG in Ukraine
  • Realization of investment project involving hi-technologies for hydrocarbons exploration, Wolfgang Nachtmann, Manager Ukraine Projects, RAG (Austria)
  • Legal peculiarities for investing in alternative energy in Ukraine. Markiyan Malsky, Head of Western Ukrainian regional office of the Lawyer Union Arzinger
  • Oil and fat energy, alternative way to ensure energy security. Ivan Ditkun, Director of Legal Affairs, private company “Oliyar”, TM Majola

Right Side of ‘Senator’ Hall,  Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

14.30 – 18.00
(16.15 – 16.30 coffee break)

Session 2.  Modern Models of Cross-border Cooperation, Strategic Planning and Regional Development

Moderator – Lyubomyr Chorniy
, Director of EBED Project (Canada) in Ukraine
  • The use of quantitative methods in LED planning and investment attraction. Paul Darby, Executive Director in International Cooperation Programs, Conference Board of Canada
  • Estimation of competitiveness of cities and regions when planning local economic development. Brenda Lafleur, Programs Director, Conference Board of Canada
  • Setting priorities for FDI attraction, Louis Theriault , Director, Forecasting and Analysis, Conference Board of Canada
  • Development of Ukrainian cities within preparation for Euro 2012. Andriy Sadoviy, Lviv city Mayor
  • Infrastructure modernization of Ukrainian cities. IFC role. Olena Voloshina, Head of Operations International Finance Corporation in Ukraine.
  • Social economic activity - the world's experience of social entrepreneurship as part of the social economy. Viktor Lyakh, Executive Director of the Fund “Eastern Europe”
  • The prospect of a modern public transport development in Ukraine, economic conditions and investment potential. Igor Churkin, Chairman of Board of Directors of the Holding LAZ
  • Culture as a step towards economic mutual understanding. Chao Dai Jian, Director of Institute for the Study of Culture and Arts province Jiangsu

Left Side of ‘Senator’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

18.30 21.00

Official reception for Forum participants on behalf of the Head of Lviv Regional State Administration Mykhailo Tsymbalyuk.
Art performance. Evening of virtuosos.

‘Alter Ego’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

October 15, 2011

10.00 – 13.00
(11.30 – 11.45 coffee break)

Session 3. Current models of Сross-border Сooperation and Regional Development. Small Towns: Today and Tomorrow

Moderator
Anatoliy Chemerys, Project and Program Director of the Center for European Management

Discussion panel 1. Creating the centers of economic activity for local capacity development

  • Spatial planning and formation of the economic activity centers in the context of regional development strategy. Anatoliy Tkachuk, Director in Science and Development of the Institute of Public Society
  • The influence of territory reform on economic development of Ukraine. Yuriy Hanuschak, Independent Expert on territory development
  • Encouragement to local development: the Ukrainian realities and prospects. Yevhen Fishko, Vice President, Association of Agencies for Regional Development
  • The role of regional development funds in creating centers of economic activity. Bogdan Kawalko, Director of Strategy and Regional Development, Lublin Voivodeship, Poland.
  • Negotiating possible cooperation areas


Discussion panel 2. Small towns development – a locomotive for the country’s development

  • Creation of economic activity centers in Western Pomorye Voivodeship, Poland. Norbert Obrytskiy, Сouncillor, Seym of Western Pomorye Region, Shetsyn, Poland
  • DESPRO Project in small cities – forking economic activity centers. Oksana Garnets, DESPRO Project Manager
  • Sustainable development of small towns in Lviv oblast. Anatoliy Chemerys, Project and Program Director, Center of European Management
  • Investment business card of the city – presentations by the city mayors (6-7 presentations)
  • Summary of session by moderator

Left Side of ‘Senator’ Hall,  Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

10.00 – 13.00
(11.30 – 11.45 coffee break)
Session 4. Realization of National project ‘Olympic Hope 2022’ - opportunities for Ukraine

Moderator – Sergiy Gluschenko,
Head of the State Service for Youth and Sport of Ukraine

  • National project ‘Olympic Hope 2022. Viktor Korzh, Member of Parliament of Ukraine, Deputy Chairman of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine
  • Development of infrastructure for Paralympic sport in Ukraine. Valery Sushkevich, Member of Parliament of Ukraine
  • Experience of Belarus in creating the modern sports infrastructure. Valentin Velichko, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in Ukraine
  • The impact of the project "Olympic Hope 2022" on the tourism sector. Anna Shalina, Leader , HCAS Consulting/ Academy  PJSC "Deloitte & Touche USC"
  • Realization of the National Project "Olympic Hope 2022" - opportunities for investors. Igor Shklyaruk, Deputy Chairmen of the Supervisory Board of JSC "Truskavetskurort"
  • Development of the Carpathian region by attracting investments into the sport infrastructure. Yaroslav Kashuba, Executive Director of Lviv regional department of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine
  • Ensuring international standards of service for tourists. Andriy Khudo, Co-owner and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Network of Conceptual Author’s Restaurants ‘! Fest’
  • Investment attractiveness of social and economic potential of the Lviv region. Yaroslav Kachmaryk, Chairman of the Committee of the Lviv Regional Council
  • Ukraine Travel Direction - Challenges in Preparation for EURO 2012 and Winter games. Mathias Brandt, Senior Expert German Technical Cooperation (GIZ)
  • Opportunities to attract investment capital to communal area within the public-private partnership. Markiyan Malsky, Head of Western Ukrainian regional office of the Lawyer Union Arzinger

Right Side of ‘Senator’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

13.10 14.30 Forum Closing. Reception

‘Alter Ego’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

15.00
Departure of the Forum participants to Lviv